High Court Of J&K Demands Aritcle 370 As Permanent


The feature is beyond amendment, repeal or abrogation which is given to Jammu and Kashmir. High court has ruled that Article 370 gives special status to the state, has now gained permanent place in the Constitution. No other provision of the Constitution as provided under Article 370 (1), would be applicable to the State except, by Presidential order in consultation with the State in case the provision is akin to subjects delineated in Instrument of Accession and with concurrence of the State, in case it does not fall within ambit of Instrument of Accession, ” the court said

  • Article 370 titled as ‘Temporary Provision’ and included in Para XXI title. ‘Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions’ has assumed place of permanence in the Constitution for Jammu and Kashmir.

About Article 370 (1)

  • Article 370 of the Indian constitution is a law which grants special autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • This article in The Constitution Of India 1949 also specifies that the states must concur in the application of laws.

It states that:

  • Article 370 (1): Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, the provisions of Article 238 shall not apply in relation to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 12, 2015